Actinodaphne cuneata (Blume) Boerl., Handl. Fl. Ned. Ind. 3: 137 137 (1900)

Latin for 'wedge-shaped'.

Nothaphoebe cuneata Blume

Upper canopy tree up to 47 m tall and 82 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 2 mm diameter, yellow turning pink-red, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 35 mm long, green, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and swamp forests up to 100 m altitude. Often on alluvial sites but also common on ridges. On sandy soils and linestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Sumatra, Borneo (Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan), Moluccas.

Local names
Borneo: Kelisai, Lalan, Medang, Medang air, Medang kuning, Medang rawa, Medang telor.